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of the congressional delegation from nevada, steve and gina. [applause] your own mayor, carolyn goodman. [applause] we also have some mayors who flew in because they know how important issue we are to talk about today is. maria from arizona. qassim from atlanta, georgia. rick from phoenix, arizona. and ashley from fresno, calif. [applause] than all of you are here, as well as some of the top labor leaders in the country. we are so grateful. outstanding business leaders are here as well. of course, we have wonderful students here. [applause] those of you have a seat, feel free to take a seat. i do not mind. i love you back. [applause] last week, i had the honor of being sworn in for a second term as president of the united states. [applause] and during my inaugural address, i talked about how making progress on the finding challenges of our time does not require us to settle every debate or ignore every different we may have, but it does require us to find common ground and move forward in common purpose. it requires us to act. i know that some issues will be harder to lift than others. some debates wi
.m. in new york city. president obama is going to unveil his immigration reform in a major speech in nevada, a state where hispanics make up 20% of the population. it's after a group of bipartisan senators reached a compromise on how to move forward with comprehensive immigration legislation. included in the bill, citizenship for 11 million undocumented workers in this country. >> other bipartisan groups and senators have stood in the same spot before trumpeting similar pro po sales. the politics on this issue have been turned upside down. for the first time ever, there's more political risk in opposing immigration reform than supporting it. >> what's going on now is unacceptable. in reality, what's been created is a de facto amnesty. we have been too content for too long to allow them to mow our lawn, serve our food, clean our homes and watch our children while not affording them the benefits that make our country great. >> those seeking citizenship would be required to register with the federal government, settle debts with the government including fines and back taxes, under go a crimina
nevada. for 30 years, republicans and democrats in nevada have said they don't want nuclear waste buried in nevada. anything that touches the local state touches the constituents, and touches the people who are going to vote for them. when we get to national issues, however, it is different situation. the number out of 233 republicans and house, only 16 of them were elected from districts carried by president obama. up to 200 democrats -- of the 200 democrats, only eight or nine or elected from districts carried by governor romney. that means the greatest danger to these republicans and democrats is in the primaries. what happens if you or a member of congress, you are great concern is to protect yourself in those primaries from people coming at you from the left and right. congresswoman edwards touched on it. there is only one way around this. it takes leadership to provide cover in politics, to get people the courage to stand up and do what is right. how do you get there? members of congress -- i have been in this town for 30 years. they don't know each other anymore. they don't spend
reid does not want to fwe through tgo thr gyrations on gun policy because frankly he comes from nevada. harry reid has had a very high record from the nra, very high ranking from the nra. any of us who have been to nevada know that there is a very big gun culture there and the other surrounding states. frankly, the two senators from nevada and idaho where there is great gun culture have just as much votes as the two senators from california or from some other northeastern states. and i think it's important that the white house listen to some of these voices coming from some of the more rural areas like an idaho, like a nevada, because they vote, too. and we need to make them part of the debate. i've been very concerned to -- sorry. >> they'll clearly be listened to. that's not the point. the issue is how you build consensus for real gun -- >> have you seen folks from out west from the rural areas be part of the debates on the sunday shows? >> absolutely. ? i've seen a lot of urban mayor, but not the folks from the west. gr then you should listen up to what center joe manchin had to say
on here? " you know, vegas was part of -- you know, nevada and utah were mormon and the center of power used to be up in salt lake city which it is still to a degree. you know, it was sort of frowned upon. there was gambling and prostitution and stuff down there and it was frowned upon, but then with all this money, i think the folks up there went, hey, we should get our hands around this and get control over this situation. then it made for strange bedfellows and really odd marriages of really different cultures in a way that we'd never seen before. tavis: yeah. so what are you learning so far? it's still early in the process, but what are you learning about walking in the shoes of a wiseguy trying to go good? >> well, it's really an interesting perspective. all right, try to divorce yourself from me for a moment. tavis: okay. >> this is kind of part of my process is, you know, reading, talking to individuals, taking in information from whatever quarter i can find it. so the attitude is, not speaking for myself now, what separates me from law enforcement? nothing. they just said they'r
for the university of nevada. he said he is happy they are in the super bowl. >> it makes more sense to me with the super bowl and you know puts more money in my pocket. >> most of his tattoos have a religious meaning and he has a lot of tattoos he puts a lot of thought into before getting them. >> video from last week shows the turkey picking at the tires of a moving car. crews brought the turkey and released it into the wild and after getting used to the new surroundings, the turkey joined up with other turkeys. hey, sal, checking on the peninsular? >> i told you about a crash on 101 so if you are driving on the bay shore freeway let's say you are coming from san mateo trying to get to the airport, it's right there and you may want to think about using 280 instead as you drive to the peninsular. let's talk about the sunole grade, 880 looks good as you drive pass -- past mission boulevard san we will check that next after there was a stall but the backup is getting bigger, let's go to steve. >> mostly clear and some higher clouds will begin to work their way in and temperatures are cold b
weather extremes. up to a foot of snow is expected to make travel a mess, from nevada, all the way to minnesota today, as the south warms the temperatures that could soar into the 70s and residents in one louisiana town clean up from a devastating tornado. >>> gun fight. the natiol rifle association promising it will do everything it can to block tighter gun regulations after meeting face to face with the vice president at the white house. >>> this morning the nra's president speaks out to us in a live interview. >>> and absolutely brilliant. that's how the duchess of cambridge is describing her first official portrait this morning after attending its unveiling with her husband, prince william. do you agree? we'll let you decide "today," friday, january 11th, 2013. >>> from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today," countdown to the golden globes, with matt lauer, live from studio 1a, and savannah guthrie, live from los angeles. >> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a friday morning, special split edition of the show. i'm matt lauer. >> morning, everyone. i'm savannah gut
of nevada was noncommit tall when he asked about the assault weapons ban intro dusd by his colleague dianne feinstein. any move to restrict gun ownership will be met with fierce opposition from the right. >> gun violence is not a disease. and lawful gun ownership is not a disease. it is a constitutionally protected individual right. >> gun laws here in the district of columbia are pretty strict but they're pushing for the committee to work with law enforcement so at the next hearing they can bring in some semiautomatic weapons. the point they want to make, they say, is these weapons in the hands of law-abiding citizens are perfectly same. charlie and norah? >> nancy, thanks. >>> he orange rally spoke with mark kelly and gabrielle giffor giffords about gun control. good morning. >> good morning. >> suppose you had something to do about guns. what would you do? >> several thing. background checks have expanded so that anybody who wants to buy a gun would have to go through that process. currently 40% of the guns bought in the united states are bought without background screening before hand.
. in reno, nevada, roads are so icy that traffic is backed up for hours and troopers are are responding to dozens of accidents there. and take a look tat the white-out. it is in north dakota, and the department of transportation there warning the drivers to go slowly or just stay inside. that might be better. the expected high today in minot, north dakota, zero. >>> time to break out the bubbly, and those red carpet dresses. the golden globes are tonight, and we will tell you who is probably going to take home the golden statuettes. oh! progress-oh! -oh! -oh! oh! oh! ♪ what do you know? oh! ♪ bacon? -oh! -oh! oh! [ female announcer ] with 40 delicious progresso soups at 100 calories or less, there are plenty of reasons people are saying "progress-oh!" share your story for a chance to win a progress-oh! makeover in hollywood. go to facebook.com/progresso to enter. woman: we're helping joplin, missouri, come back from a devastating tornado. man: and now we're helping the east coast recover from hurricane sandy. we're a leading global insurance company, based right here in america. we'
cars crashing entoeach other. in reno, nevada, roads are so icy that traffic is backed up for hours. troopers responding to dozens of accidents. >>> look at this whiteout in north dakota. warning drivers to go slowly or just stay inside. the expected high today in north dakota, 0. >>> ousted egyptian president hosni mubarak won a retrial during the 2011 revolution. responsible for the murders by government security forces. both were sentenced to life in prison. the retrial based on the same evidence, but this time judges will be allowed to consider mubarak's health. he recently broke his ribs in a fall. his trial drew the world's attention because he was the first arab leader to be jailed by his own people and he appeared in court lying on a hospital bed confined to a cage. i'm joined now by cairo by sarah. early afternoon where you are. what is the reaction there? >> so far, a lot of uncertainty about how there will be no evidence submitted to the court. mubarak that there is new evidence that could be accepted by the court. but everyone is wondering about the fact, the fact-findin
, the numbers, yes, i'm sure they do no mystery why the president is in nevada, certainly want to paint that state blue as well what is your sense of it, can -- will congress come together in the math has changed enor mousily on immigration politics. ly be able to get his reforms through congress? >> reporter: we are hearing more optimism from both sides of congress today on the sunday talk shows than perhaps people have heard in a while and perhaps one reason, miguel, could be taking a look at the poll numbers. when you have a cnn/orc poll that was taken just a week before the president took office for his second term, it asked people what should you can the policy for immigration on illegal immigrants? what was interesting, half, 53% of people said there should be a plan to allow people to become citizens of the u.s., 43% were actually favoring deportation and border security, but if you look at the numbers from 2011, they were almost opposite at that point. we have seen public opinion shift on this in just two years. it may be one reason that we are hearing this renewed policy discus
.  >>> we are back with a possible medical breakthrough. a nevada company has developed a new screening tool that they say is noninvasive and very accurate. the company first warning systems has create a bra that can detect temperature changes in a woman's breast which could signal signs of breast cancer. women wear the bra once a year for 12 hours while several sensors collect the data to send to the woman's doctor. >> that data is acquired over that 12-hour period sent to us by their physician. we interpret it and send it back to the physician in under 30 seconds. the physician and patient can consult on what the next step should be. >> i feel this is a very empowering tool for women and they owe it to themselves and their kids to be on top it was. >> the company reminds us that the yearly mammogram is the most effective tool in directing breast cancer. more than 250,000 women in the u.s. diagnosed with breast cancer are younger than 40 years old. >>> meanwhile, israel, it is trying to end the trend of ultrathin models. a new law requires models to produce a medical report no older than th
. they put their factories, other states, texas had success in poaching california businesses. nevada is always poaching whatever from california it can, but frankly, you know, the economy here is so big, the corporate people who are located here like living in california they like the work force, they like the state university system, that you know, supplies you know, a class of workers that it's hard to find elsewhere in the country. and you know, it's hard for the silicon valley companies to stock their, you know, their businesses with the kind of trained engineers that are available to them in california. >> greta: well, there's a little bit of rub among many people because in the fiscal cliff bill there was tax benefits extended to hollywood which other parts of the country didn't get. >> yeah, hollywood has been very skilled at keeping its tax breaks both in california and with the u.s. congress and the other example you had a lot of of tax breaks up for discussion, there was a push to raise taxes, but hollywood kept its tax break and so did the wind companies. the companies tha
given them a majority in the senate. delaware's christine o'donnell, colorado's ken buck, nevada's sharron angle, missouri's todd akin, and indiana's richard mourdock, and then you add in the fact that the rightward leaning gop electorate has also attracted some fringy candidates to the presidential race who led according to the polls at different points. let's take a quick walk down memory lane and revisit these names and faces. donald trump led at one point, michele bachmann led at one point, rick perry, herman cain, newt gingrich, rick santorum. what do they have in common? they were leading in the polls. what's your prescription for this primary problem? >> well, my next endeavor, the nonpaying one, is going to be to head up the republican main street partnership to give comfort and cover to both center right republicans and center left, i guess, democrats to stand up from the fringe groups on the right and left who have the courage to do the right thing. you know, if governor rendell and i were in charge, we would have fixed this thing in about a week and a half, and everybo
in a series of jolts. yesterday's quake was centered about 100 miles east of sacramento, near the nevada border. a dozen quakes have rattled the region this week, causing no major damage. >>> on the other side of the globe, a cyclone is dumping record rainfall on australia. the downpours left this 14-year-old boy clinging to a tree in a rushing creek. but a daring rescue saved his life. thousands are still without power from the storm in eastern australia. forecasters expect more rain from what's left of the cyclone. >>> shifting gears now to foreign news this morning. sobering news in fact. north korea says it has america in its cross hairs. all of this dashing hopes that its new leader would be less provocative. the new threat warns that north korea will soon test a nuclear weapon and a long-range rocket aimed at the u.s. there are signs that a nuclear test is in the works and the missiles can now reach hawaii. but so far it does not appear that north korea can combine them. >>> north korea's threat will soon be john kerry's problem. president obama's nominee for secretary of state tes
the sun's rays and converting it into electricity. here in the nevada and california desserts, massive solar projects are being built, the first ever on government land. >> 2008 i saw a big difference. i saw something that looked like it could be permanent and i wanted to make a difference. >> reporter: mike hatfield is the man behind many of these plants. >> it goes to power the major businesses, the hotels, casinos. even some of the slot machines. >> reporter: here in the west, a 100 mile by 100 mile solar installation could meet the entire country's energy needs. the government has set aside enough land to supply solar power to 7 million homes. opponents argue it's still too costly and there's no cheap way to store energy. >> if you could solve storage and make panels cheaply, you could have not just the technology that the u.s. would use, but that everyone would use. >> reporter: despite those arguments, there's been a 5,000% increase in installation this year alone. >> an interesting stat. nationwide, the solar industry has created about 120,000 with a growth rate of 13%. so you'r
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the imintegration issue ta may have been their undoing. voters from nevada to florida told cnn suggests like self-deportation by mitt romney hurt the republicans' chances at the white house. >> there are a lot of the latinos that want obama to win so that they won't be deported back to their country. >> they couldn't get elected this year, couldn't get elected today but we are going to have a conversation about this. if we don't do better with hispanics we are going to be out of the white house forever. >> forever is a long time. and if republicans expect to rally for the presidency in 2016, reyes says the magic number is 35. >> the magic number that any candidate needs in order to win the president i is 35% of latino voters because these days, the fact is, owing to demographics, the road to the white house goes through latino neighborhoods. this also has to do with the fact that they tend to be in many of the most important swing states like nevada, colorado, florida. so any candidate or party who hopes to compete and be relevant nationally must at least meet that threshold number. >> in 2012, g
. >> good morning. >> so the president coming out with his ideas on immigration reform today in nevada, and there does appear to be a key difference between his notion and what you put on the table yesterday. have you called for a path to citizenship, only after verification that the borders are secure. the president does not seem to support that delay. he seems to want a path to citizenship much more quickly right away. how big of a difference is this? seems like a pretty big difference. >> it's a difference we can bridge. i was on a telephone conversation with the president and senator schumer sunday night. i think we have the same goals in mind, we share the same values, our approaches may be slightly different. the difference on the ground, we have to put together a bipartisan bill in the senate and the house, to send to the president it will look different than what i might right or the president might write. but it will reach the senate to make sure 11 million people living in america, have a path to legalization first and then to citizenship. >> senator durbin, brooke baldwin. m
will jen raid more gaming revenue by a factor of 4 minnesotaet 5 to five times of nevada. >> reporter: the las vegas original is big. this one on the chinese island of macau is bigger three times bigger than any casino in las vegas. these luxury shops, the most profitable retail space in the world. >> we move about 137,000 people through here a day. >> reporter: a day. >> a day. two months ago son las vegas executives came through and arided on a sunday evening around one of the executives looked at me and said we weren't this busy on new year's eve. >> reporter: china let them in in 2002. they expect to take in $62 billion from gambling compared to $13 billion in nevada. it's enough to put macau on the map and the big screen. >> bond. james bond. >> reporter: not bad for a recently down-on-its-luck portuguese colony off the coast of china. what's going on? >> there's a growing rise in the wealth. there's an economic boom that's happening in china. >> reporter: mccaw is the only place in china where gambling is legal, a holdover from colonial times. tourist
, dividend paying gold companies like franklin and nevada, ect., are attractive. >> franklin nevada, one of your picks. you are not buying the blocks of gold. you are going out, buying stocks. are you looking at the miners? what are you looking at in particular in the stock world? >> coming back to buying dividend paying tokes is key. gold should be # 5% to 10% waiting in a portfolio. don't buy it to get rich. it's basically an insurance on portfolio. 5% on good quality jewelry, gone up dramatically in five years, and good quality dividend paying stocks in companies growing the balance sheet. >> frank, thanks for the tips. >> thank you. >> that means you should buy your wife some fine gold. >> yeah. why not some bling. do they still say "bling" these days? probably not. i'm just old school. time for stock z -- stocks now like every 15 minutes. nicole? still up above 200 for the positive side on the dow. >> that's right. old school is not a bad thing. dow jones industrial up 215 points now, a great day on wall street, up arrows, s&p 5 # 00 up 1.75%, techs up 1.3%. small caps at new high,
who is taking a wait and see attitude. because nevada is a hunting state. >> you're absolutely right about that. maria, if individual states pass these gun control laws and other states don't, will it make any difference? >> it will make the state-based laws a lot less effective. the reason why some of these gun control laws have been ineffective and d.c. is one of those areas where there are strict gun control laws, but our d.c. kids are gunned down every single day and the reason for that, carol, is that there is no federal legislation that covers all states, so what happens, criminals go across the border to virginia where the gun control laws are very, very lax, and that is buy this time is very different. those 20 children that died in newtown, i think really marked an era of real discussion of americans really looking inward to see what can be done, yes it will be difficult, yes, it will be difficult to bring people together but i think that something will happen at the federal level. what that is, i think remains to be seen. >> it could be very little, right tomorrow, vice pre
burke as well. here's how that went down. arrival, las vegas, nevada. that says vip right there. heading to my home for the next week, the planet hollywood, as a judge for the miss america pageant. i need advice. who do i call? hey, lara spencer. >> are you ready. >> she's in las vegas shooting an abc/"20/20" special and was head judge for the contest last year. >> we don't have a lot of time. you have a lot to learn. >> reporter: first off, a sneak peek at rehe isles. the contestants are hard at work. i can do this. i wican do this. then lara's off. i'm on my own. this is vegas. it can't be all work. it has to be a little fun. fellow judge, "dancing with the stars" pro cheryl burke and i get to work. >> hopefully, we can go backstage and meet everybody. >> maybe they'll let us play. ka is the spectacular cirque du soleil show. it looks terrifying. death-defying. of course, i had to try it. >> you're in great hands. >> okay, good. >> it's the coolest ing ever. but i'm more nervous than anything i have done. there's more to vegas than going the theater. where are we going now? >> the bell
parents are frantic at the terrace apartment searches for snow-covered state line nevada for 19 year-old alyss bryne . >> and now deputies are offering a $1,000 reward for the search of alyssa . >> she was attending snow gol globe, and electric music festival in south lake tahoe that was held over the new year's holiday. >> she was reported missing tuesday, new year's day. here is the last picture of alyssa . her parents say they sent her a text monday night as she did not respond. her mother is understandably distraught. >> her father who lives in tahoe along with her friends, is helping searched the area where she was last seen. deputies say they have no leads, but they are some clues they are investigating. >> for france returned separately. they attended the celebration in the street after that celebration they proceed inside of the casino. they went to bed for the night and called it a night. they saw her on the floor of the horizon hotel-casino. they said high briefly. she seemed in good spirits. she went on tthey went on to bed. >> we are concerned. we have no evidence of foul
to nevada, carolina, and south carolina. now we have a look at the morning commute. >> if every rush hour could be this everyone -- not everyone back to work here. we are doing well. we do have a slight delay. we are good around the beltway. it is quiet on 395. now for the forecast. good morning. looking really good out there. a few clouds left over. it is chilly. 19 in gaithersburg. have 30 at ragged international. we will warm up to the mid-30s with mostly sunny skies. roads.r skies, clear thank you for watching. we will be let back at noon. "l
and arizona, florida and nevada were problematic and that brings it way down and then i thought the housing market was getting better and went from 289 to 315. doesn't hook that great. you said it's a bargain and bring it back down to 289. stuart: i'm saying nothing. it's-- >> and someone gave me a house to squeeze when-- >> believe me, you're going to be surprised at this one. >> and laugh at me later? no laughing at nicole later. stuart: we will not do any laughing. i promise you that. back to you in a moment. time is money, 30 seconds, here is what we've got for you. we talk a lot about the americans with disabilities act being fodder for lawyers and now people with food allergies can sue under that law. the judge will be here to weigh in on the subject at the top of this hour coming out. and if you saw the nfl playoffs this weekend, you couldn't miss all of the commercial for violent, shoot-em-up movies and we'll ask the author of "hollywood hipocrits" why the movie industry gets a free pass on gun control. and one family orchestrates an elaborate 70 million dollar scam, perhaps too ela
out a little bit west. the california and nevada area that are not as dark as the rest of the country. the entire united states is in a dark. the hardest hit states actually dropped from 29 to 24. that is probably a good sign. the hardest hit areas are dropping. i do not know. we will see what that weeks data shows. dagen: code red. apple's ceo telling a chinese news agency that he expects china to overtake the u.s. as the tech giants biggest market. he believes strongly that it will happen. he gave no idea when. china is currently apple's second largest market. growth has slowed in the last year. again, losing market share globally to googles android system is why it may be coming out with a lower costly iphone. no airline did a better job with on-time arrival dan d. almost 80% of delta flights arrived within 15 minutes of its scheduled time. what a waste. half of the food produced worldwide those right into the trash. it is partially due to problems in the supply chain. the plan also falls on the shoulders of consumers and retailers. this is according to a new study by britain's ins
'll read them, alaska, florida, nevada, south dakota, texas, washington, and wyoming. on the map. these states have no income taxes at the state level. louisiana wants to become the eighth state and north carolina, may become the ninth state. even oklahoma, they, too, are considering getting rid of personal income taxes at the state level. >> peter: these are in states mostly where the republicans are in charge of the state house and the legislature. >> the last election left 27 states run by a single party -- sorry, 37 states. 25 of them are republican run. they want tax reform. so the states may be the laboratory of tax reform, which are not going to get to the federal level. >> peter: smart? >> the move is good. >> peter: we're going to watch at 9:00 o'clock. varney and company on the fox business channel. good to see you. >> thank you very much. >> peter: next on the rundown, a major airline running a scheme to avoid millions in taxes? the bombshell accusations. then they're the finest and happen to be the strongest. a group of new york city cops you'll ever meet, saving a ma
not the best way to show your displeasure, and from nevada steven brooks under arrest, accused of threatening a colleague with a loaded gun. it's believed he may have been upset because the committee assignments. >> steve: what? >> that he was given. several other politicians said his behavior in caucus meetings had started to become erattic. >> steve: the fallout from lance armstrong's confession to doping has the way down under. a lot of sports in the news today. a library in sydney australia moving books about armstrong to the fiction session, a sign that the library says his books will soon sit next to other tales of make believe. the disgraced cyclist has denied doping for years before coming clean to oprah winfrey, saying, yes, he's been lying for decades. >> gretchen: another sports story, kind of. phil mickleson, you know who he is, he's teed off now about taxes and the golfer hints he might be making drastic changes to his golfing schedule by checking out of california or the country because of soaring federal and state income taxes. mickleson says his current tax rate is more than 6
in nevada and has a silicon valley feel. great pay and perks and fun culture. the model there is create a little fun and weirdness. >> i always heard recently airlines are struggling yet you like one airline in particular, southwest airlines. why is that on your list? >> your perception of airlines is right. southwest is the exception. southwest a long time ago decided the best way to forgive their customers a great experience is make sure the people who work there are having a good time. they have great pay, great benefits and really fun culture. >> what jobs specifically might people be looking for at southwest airlines? >> there are a lot of jobs at southwest. it's the same culture. work had the gate, flight attendant, pilot. >> have to have the training to be a pilot. recent college grad, might want to train a little bit. you say the state department and government it contracting company called fci federal are good places. >> if you're going to work for the government, why not work at the part of the government that will send you to a foreign lo kail, teach you a foreign language. t
-packing folks, a lot of rugged individualists out in nevada and that's true across the democrats in the west, appalachia, joe manchin, that's the deal, this is a cultural, region population density question, not a democrat-republican question. >> megyn: this is interesting, you pointed this out in your power play piece last week, a lot of times in the big cities, people's experiences with guns is those are things held by bad guys who want it hurt us, take our things and hurt our children. and the experience of those who are, you know, in more rural areas is, this is a family air loom, my dad taught me how to shoot and taught him how to shoot and we enjoy for recreation, it's one of our constitutional rights we like to exercise and it's nobody's business. and there are exceptions, but there is a split. and you can see it not just in the constituents, but the lawmakers who are sort of uniform on some of the issues and are the not on this one. >> that's right, not too many scatter guns over the upper west side or chevy chase or places like that, and the president opted not to have the dialog an
of the leaders on. >> peter: i'm making a note here. let's go to linda in reno, nevada. welcome to the "full court press." >> caller: good morning. excuse me. i'm sounding like bill. first of all i just want to say joe biden rocks! he's terrific! >> peter: uncle joe uncle joe! >> caller: on the gun control thing, i think what a lot of people lose sight of in this is this is all about money. international arms dealers which is what the nra supports, make millions and millions and millions of dollars on gun control -- on selling guns to people. and until we make it unprofitable for them to manufacture and then sell and for the public to buy these weapons of mass destruction that keep getting used in these massacres, nothing's going to change. >> peter: i want to read really quickly if i can linda from this huff post article i referenced earlier about walmart and selling guns and how it will affect them when you look at how it deals with gun shows. diteer regulations could benefit walmart. one key proposal biden is expected to put forth would force independent gun sellers to go to certified dea
by leaving the state and going to texas, florida, nevada, wyoming, one of the states that don't collect state taxes. there is a bigger issue here as well and i think we'll start seeing this with a lot of athletes. it's very popular to come and play for the san francisco 49ers or the los angeles lakers, but at 13.3% i think you'll see a lot more people considering florida, considering texas, considering tennessee, there is a new team going to be going up to seattle, the state of washington now in the mba. i think you'll see some of the athletes with salary caps avoiding the state because they can get a 13.8% raise by not playing here. bill: you may be dead right about that. that would be remarkable too. that goes into the busy digs of signing a contract. phil will be out playing this week and the suggestion to the statement is that he might add a little more to this. we'll see if that is the case throughout the week here. it's always good to have you on, jim gray out of california. >> appreciate it. thank you. martha: while we've been talking this morning the president and the first lady and t
. >> reporter: on tuesday, president obama will travel to las vegas, nevada, to talk about another big goal. immigration reform. political analysts say that the clock is ticking for him to get something done on that issue as well. >>> mark halperin, a senior political analyst for msnbc and "time" magazine. >> good morning. >> we don't want this to be another health care. it took a lot of political capitol. some say it took its eye off the economy ball at the time. with the gun debate, risk of expending too much political capital at the expense of immigration or other big-ticket things? >> there is that risk. but we saw at the president's inaugural address, the president wants to get big things done. some like immigration, like deficit reduction, immigration, are things that he talked about all along. this is a new issue, gun control. we are about to see the biggest effort ever by a president and vice president to try and change america's gun control laws, it will take some time. the president will stick through this year. >> is that because it works? he'll take it on the road. >> he has thi
will give a speech in las vegas, nevada. he was supposed to outline his own plan for immigration, but now he's going to take these eight senators' plan for immigration and say he's on board. why doesn't he just present his own plan, maria? >> well, i actually think it's smart of the white house to take the plan of the gang of eight in the senate and say that the president supports it. there will be some differences. the white house has outlined some of the differences the president will talk about today. we know that he wants, perhaps, a smoother and easier way path to citizenship. i think that's smart, too, because if you can look at the plan from the white house and then take the plan from the senators, there's some differences there. there is a place to negotiate. there is a place -- a place to meet in the middle. because this is still very much an uphill battle. i think that you have senators that understand what needs to be done. and they have been -- they have been speaking very forthrightly and smartly, i think. there are still a lot of republicans both in the house and in the senate
. >>> check out this fan getting too involved in last night's college basketball game against nevada las vegas. the fan pushing anthony marshall after he stepped out of bounds. the fan was escorted out of the building. >> why did he do that? >> you lose fan points there for sure. thanks. >>> 50 minutes after the hour. severe weather to start the day in the gulf region. alexander steel here in the weather center. good morning. >>> good morning. we have two storm systems, one is a rainmaker, the second is a snowmaker. let's start with the rainmaker and also this pummelling in louisiana, east of lake charles, reports already of 12 inches of rain. tornado watch there denoted until 12:00 central time. so 1:00 eastern. even within that, we have north of lafayette, louisiana, a tornado warning reported. so there is potentially some rotation, what's for the next 20 minutes. here's what will happen with that. through today and into tonight, it finds chicago. chicago in the 40s today. 50s friday and saturday. so rain for the midwest. and then by friday night rush hour, it moves to new york. but temperat
the heat on congress, by taking his case to nevada, where latinos make up 27% of the population. luis baraljas will be in the audience, working to gain citizenship. >> we need to feel free in this country. freedom is what this country presumes to be. >> reporter: remarks today will mirror the speech he gave two years ago in el paso, texas, calling for stronger border security and a path to citizenship. >> being a nation of laws goes hand in hand with being a nation of immigrants. >> reporter: white house officials are praising the proposals of a bipartisan grooch s group of senators announced monday. lawmakers saying now is the time to tackle immigration. >> we have been too content for too long to allow individuals to mow our lawn, serve our food, clean our homes and even watch our children while not affording them any of the benefits that make our country so great. >> reporter: the plan would require undocumented immigrants seeking a green card and eventually citizenship to register with the federal government, pay fines and back taxes, undergo criminal background checks and learn e
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